After Lucknow's first swine flu case was reported on Friday, a second one surfaced on Sunday. A resident of LDA Colony, the man in his 50s is suspected by the …
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"Unlike Tamiflu, this drug has little impact on the duration of the infection. Instead, it eases the respiratory complications and reduces mortality," Smallwood said. …
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The viruses' rapid mutation rate is making its treatment as impossible as its …
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Worries about complications lead many people to want to be prepared with a treatment. I have a friend who once stockpiled Tamiflu, an antiviral agent sold by Roche, wanting to be prepared to protect his friends and family. He was not alone. …
Forget everything you've heard about the benefits of Tamiflu, the Roche corporation's blockbuster influenza drug. A new analysis that includes previously-unpublished trials offers a fresh, and very unflattering, perspective. Selective …
Nov. 14, 2012 -- Does the blockbuster flu drug Tamiflu really work? Nobody knows for sure, claims the prestigious Cochrane Collaboration, a group that issues careful analyses of the evidence behind drugs and vaccines. Cochrane …
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A study that calls into question the stockpiling of billions of dollars’ worth of antiviral drugs to mitigate the threat of influenza pandemics has been criticized by flu researchers. The results “challenge the historical assumption that neuraminidase ...
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Today we found out that Tamiflu doesn't work so well after all. Roche, the drug company behind it, withheld vital information on its clinical trials for half a decade, but the Cochrane Collaboration, a global not-for-profit organisation of …
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Does Tamiflu have any meaningful effects on the prevention or treatment of influenza? Considering the drug’s been on the market for almost 15 years, and is widely used, you should expect this question has been answered after 15 flu …
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Its UK medical director, Dr Daniel Thurley, told the BBC News website: "The definitive piece of research stands as the randomised control trials, which were shared with the regulators, which led to them in 100 countries around the world …
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